Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2017’

Violin Player Sanjana Chandran

An Enchanting Evening With Violin Player Sanjana

An Enchanting Evening With Violin Player Sanjana By Sunitha Raj When I planned to attend Sanjana Chandran’s Violin Arangetram, I already knew she was a gifted young talent from South Florida. Little did I know just how enthralling the evening was going to turn out! The Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center at Nova Southeastern University was packed on …

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Rajesh Bhandari

Get to Know: Rajesh Bhandari, Musician

Get to Know: Rajesh Bhandari, Musician By Rina Shah, The Arpan Group Rajesh Bhandari first discovered the lyrical beauty of Indian classical music at a young age on a trip to Delhi, India. Bhandari and his father returned to the United States along with a harmonium and tabla beginning the young percussionist’s musical journey. Born in Queens, New York, Bhandari …

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Krishna Rajagopal named dean for digital learning

Krishna Rajagopal, the William A.M. Burden Professor of Physics and former chair of the MIT faculty, has been named dean for digital learning, effective Sept. 1. This new position expands leadership roles for faculty within the Office of the Vice President for Open Learning, which recently launched the MIT Integrated Learning Initiative and the Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Laboratory. …

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PM Modi inaugurates Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial at Pei Karumbu in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi,  inaugurated the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam memorial at Rameswaram. He unveiled a statue of Dr. Kalam, and offered floral tributes at Kalam Sthal. The Prime Minister also briefly interacted with the family members of Dr. Kalam. The Prime Minister flagged off the Kalam Sandesh Vahini, an exhibition bus which shall travel across various States …

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Wellness: The Ultimate Luxury Trend

Wellness: The Ultimate Luxury Trend

Wellness: The Ultimate Luxury Trend By Nisha Jani On a recent flight to Las Vegas, I found myself mindlessly flipping through an in-flight magazine. My gaze landed upon an article about the benefits of a newly designed floating aerobic cycling class – taking place on a boat, which uses the power generated from the stationary cycles aboard to move down …

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Bollywood News

Grievances of the Indian American

Grievances of the Indian American By Ishani Mehta Every race, gender, ethnicity, nationality, etc. has faced the challenges institutions inherently will be forced to face. I aim to illustrate some of my frustrations as an Indian American. A lot of these are really specific, but my main message is to encourage people to educate themselves to the best of their …

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Desi News

Gandhi’s Gift : A Documentary

Gandhi’s Gift, the first major documentary about Mahatma Gandhi made in the U.S., asks the question: Were Gandhi’s final years his finest? The film reveals details about the most beloved political figure of all time that before now were known only to scholars and based upon rare, historical interviews of more than 25 Gandhi experts, some of whom actually knew …

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Relationship Corner

5 Conversation Starters You Might Not Have Thought Of

5 Conversation Starters You Might Not Have Thought Of “ Breaking the ice” can be one of the most daunting steps in meeting a new woman. You can use a cheesy pickup line, but this overused approach has a high risk of falling flat. Instead, try these five unique conversation starters for meeting women: The “Thinking Out Loud” Technique This …

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Ram Nath Kovind elected as the 14th President of India

Ram Nath Kovind, born 1 October 1945 is the 14th President Elect of the Republic of India. He was a former leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, and fought for Dalit rights and issues. “I’ll represent all those struggling to make a living,” says President Elect Ram Nath Kovind. As soon as the announcement of Mr Kovind’s massive win was …

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